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Many in Indonesia Still Live Just Above the Poverty Line

September 23, 2014

Between 1999 to 2013, Indonesia managed to reduce its poverty rate by half. However, around 68 million people still live just above the poverty line and are vulnerable to falling back into poverty. Chasudin and his family are one of them, having to borrow money from a loan shark when there is no work.